Crusaders To Play UConn & American
Holy Cross Women's Lacrosse
Overall: 1-4 (0-0 Patriot League) Last Week: 0-2
Scoreboard: Fairfield 14, Holy Cross 5, Fairfield, Conn., 3/1
#16 Boston College 12, Holy Cross 7, Clermont, Fla., 3/5
Schedule: Wednesday, March 9 vs. UConn, Clermont, Fla., 12:00 p.m.
Saturday, March 12 at American, Washington, D.C., 1:00 p.m.
- The Holy Cross women's lacrosse team returns to action when it will take on UConn on Wednesday, March 9, at the National Training Center in Clermont, Fla., at noon. The Crusaders will then begin the Patriot League schedule when they play on Saturday, March 12 at American at 1:00 p.m.
- The Huskies are 3-1 this season as they started with wins over Iona (18-11), Binghamton (11-9) and Quinnipiac (17-12), while they fell to Boston College (11-8). Last season, the Crusaders lost to UConn by an 11-10 score on March 24 as sophomore Taylor Zebrowski (Verona, N.J.) scored four goals. The previous season Holy Cross lost to the Huskies, 10-9.
- The Eagles are 2-3 this season with a loss to Ohio State (16-4), a win over George Washington (17-8), a loss to UMBC (13-10), a loss to Richmond (17-14) and a victory over Old Dominion (13-7). Last season, the Crusaders defeated American by a 16-11 score on April 24 to clinch a bid to the Patriot League Tournament as both teams went 3-3 in the Patriot League. Junior Kat Sutton (Saratoga Springs, N.Y.) recorded a career-best five goals and six points.
- Senior Cassie Rudden (Hopkinton, Mass.) leads the team with a career-best seven assists and a career-best 11 points. Her seven assists are ranked 29th nationally and tied for sixth in the league.
- Sutton extended her goal scoring streak to 34 straight games. Her streak is the second longest streak in the nation. She leads the team with nine goals and is third with nine points. For her career, she has 65 goals and 10 assists for 75 points.
- Senior Annie Boylan (Andover, Mass.) leads the team with 13 ground balls and 10 draw controls this season. Her 2.60 ground balls per game are third in the conference. Her 114 career draw controls are third all-time in program history.
- Sophomore Sara Cox (Chatham, N.J.) leads the team with a career-best seven caused turnovers. She is third with nine ground balls.
- Zebrowski is second on the team with 10 points, while she is second with three assists and tied for second with seven goals. For her career she has 31 goals and 14 assists for 45 points.